Moving to Mexico, Immigration, moving abroad, living in Mexico, A new start in Mexico, Dutch People in Mexico

Moving to Mexico

On this page, you will find all sorts of information I gather on my trip, this way it will be a step-by-step guide for starting a life in Mexico. I will share information that is useful on topics like:

  • Cost of living in different areas
  • Visa, renting a house, bank accounts and driver’s license, etc.
  • Touristic information about places I have visited
  • Photo impressions of cities and daily life
  • Tips, tricks, and other useful information for your stay in Mexico
  • My personal stories and experiences
  • etc.etc.

Enjoy Reading.




Travel Photo’s, Punta Allen Mexico

A sleepy little village by the sea, Punta Allen in Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is a little village with no cellphone reach and at the end of a long unpaved road full of potholes.  It has a charming little church ...
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Washing your motorcycle abroad

I am from the Netherlands, a country where the car wash is fully automated and there is seldom a person to wash your car. Even the neighborhood kids do not come to the house to wash your car and probably ...
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Murals in Mexico: Cancun

I don't know about you, but I simply love murals. Every corner I turn I look for surprises. And Cancun is an amazing place for murals. I may have done a post before on murals in Cancun. This city has ...
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piropo Mexico, sweet talk, flirting

The Art of Sweet Talk in Mexico

Sweet talk or piropos, there is a little confusion on the internet about what the real meaning of the word piropos is, some say it is pick-up lines, others say it is innocent flirting. But I know it confused me ...
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Leona Vicario, road trip, BMW G310 GS, BMW 850, Mexico, Riding Nomads, Yucatan, motorcycles

Road Trip to Leona Vicario, Quintana Roo, Mexico

My first ride outside the city of Cancun and off the highway into the bush, or countryside. Following the D180 National route to Leona Vicario, a sleepy little Puebla 45 minutes outside Cancun.  Leona Vicario is named after the wife ...
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April 1 2021, a visa tax for Mexico needs to be paid

April 1, 2021, a new visit tax (VISITAX) needs to be paid for all visitors to Quintana Roo that come from abroad. You can either pay this tax when booking your trip, during your stay, or before departing from the ...
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motorcycle insurance Mexico

How to get a car or motor insurance in Mexico

If you want to participate int he Mexican Traffic with your own vehicle You will need Mexican insurance. To me this was such an unclear process, since I won a motorcycle, I could only find car insurances. But a quick ...
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buy a motor Mexico temporary resident

Can you buy a motorcycle in Mexico on a temporary resident permit?

There is a lot of information about bringing your car into Mexico and renting cars, buying a car and changing plates available on the internet, but about buying a motorcycle there is not so much. Since I recently bought a ...
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drivers license, Mexico temporary resident, Quintana Roo

How to get a Mexican drivers license on a Temporary Resident permit

If you want to travel to all the best places to visit in Mexico a Mexican drivers license will give you so much more freedom. You cannot use your home drivers license when you are staying In Mexico on a ...
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park the car in Playa del Carmen

Where to park your car in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen changed from a sleepy little fishermen town to a fast-growing Tourist hot spot. With new short-term rentals and Airbnb on the rise, the city gets crowded especially during the high season. I think besides finding a quiet ...
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